McCain Defends Ayers Robocalls: "He Was Friends With A Terrorist"

11/21/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

In an interview on CBS' "Early Show," John McCain defends his robocalls against Barack Obama, claiming that the Bill Ayers call is "exactly accurate" and relevant to the campaign.

Harry Smith: Even Sarah Palin has come out and said she would prefer that the robo calls stop. Your robo calls.

McCain: Well Sarah is a maverick. That robo call is exactly accurate. And by the way Sen. Obama's campaign is running robo calls as we speak. I'm sure Sarah and I have disagreed on some issues. You know, to, to think that somehow we are saying something not true in those calls is absolutely false.

He was friends with a terrorist and his wife, he was. And we need to know the full relationship.

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